Ruth Prawer Jhabvala Quotes
They are no longer the same because I myself am no longer the same. India always changes people, and I have been no exception.
Heat and Dust, Chapter 1
I read the book several times, usually it's a book I know very well anyway, but I read it several times and make some notes and make a kind of plan that I think I would want to follow - usually I don't, it breaks down at some point - and then I put the book away and really don't look at it again until I've filled out my own thing. And then I look at it again and see what I have missed. But there is a period when the book and I are two separate entities.
About writing book adoptations.